Experimental Economics Seminar Schedule

Seminars are held in room 5183 of the Metropolitan Building on GMU’s Arlington campus, from 4:00-5:00pm. Please visit our Seminar archive to see previous speakers and topics.

Spring 2015

Date Title Speaker Affiliation
January 30 Laboratory Evidence on Stereotypes Katie Coffman The Ohio State University
February 13 Constructing Preferences from Memory: A Query Theory Account | Abstract | Background Reading Eric Johnson Columbia University
February 20
Room 5075
Regressive Sin Taxes | Abstract Dmitry Taubinsky Harvard University
February 27
Room 5075
Cheating and Incentives: Learning from a Policy Experiment Cesar Martinelli George Mason University
March 20 Equilibrium Tax Rates and Income Redistribution: A Laboratory Study Marina Agranov California Institute of Technology
March 27
Room 5075
Insights Into the Origins of Human Preferences: Data from Hadza Hunter-Gatherers | Reading 1 Reading 2 Coren Apicella University of Pennsylvania
April 3
Room 5075
Subjective Insecurity And Cooperation: Evidence From Field Experiments Maria Alejandra Velez University of the Andes
April 10 Once Bitten, Twice Shy: Do Personal Experiences or Wealth Changes Affect Risk Taking? | Abstract Steffen Andersen Copenhagen Business School
Rescheduled to Fall
April 17
Rescheduled to Fall Yeshim Orhun University of Michigan
April 24
Room 5075
Embezzlement: Does Transparency of Information Matter? An Experiment in Tanzania | Abstract Marie Claire Villeval University of Lyon
May 1
Room 5075
Is No News (Perceived As) Bad News? An Experimental Investigation of Information Disclosure Daniel Martin Paris School of Economics